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Old 10-10-2011, 02:34 PM   #1
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recommendation for the thinest & lightest kindle case?

Does anyone have any recommendations for an ultra light & thin Kindle 4 case/sleeve/pouch? Basically I just want to have some minor protection for the screen from scratching. I like the new kindle's weight and size for carrying so I'm not willing to sacrifice its portability for protection.

oh, also my budget is under $20... yea I know i'm cheap but I'm refusing to spend anymore than that for a $79/$99 device (pre-ordered the Touch too). Anymore than that I would rather go with the 2-year accidental protection plan.
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Does anyone have any recommendations for an ultra light & thin Kindle 4 case/sleeve/pouch? Basically I just want to have some minor protection for the screen from scratching. I like the new kindle's weight and size for carrying so I'm not willing to sacrifice its portability for protection.

oh, also my budget is under $20... yea I know i'm cheap but I'm refusing to spend anymore than that for a $79/$99 device (pre-ordered the Touch too). Anymore than that I would rather go with the 2-year accidental protection plan.
Well I am using a Ex-Point Leather Sleeve that I paid $7 on ebay for.
It's made for the Kobo Touch but it fits the K4 perfectly. It's thin and light weight. It's a soft leather so protection isn't the best but it works to keep dirt , dust, cat hair and the screen from being scratched. There is one with magnetic strap and one without. The one without the strap, the kindle can fall out of but I am leery of using magnets near a device.
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Check your nearest Staples or Office Max. They have zippered leather cases intended for organizers for around $10. I have one. I also have a zippered nylon and EVA hard case my son got for my K3 for $8 on Amazon. Just don't look at Amazon's main offerings. Do a search.

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cool thanks! the ex point case looks like something I had in mind. I'll also check out Staples, don't see any officeMax in NYC.
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cool thanks! the ex point case looks like something I had in mind. I'll also check out Staples, don't see any officeMax in NYC.
It's definitely nice leather not cheap at all. They were originally cases sold at Borders for the Kobo Touch and were brought out when the stores closed. It retailed at $26.99 so $7 dollar was a good deal. If you buy on eBay just make sure they have good feedback. I won mine in an auction and the person had like 28 feedback points but it was 100% positive but I don't recommend taking that risk on high priced items. Any case or sleeve made for the Kobo Touch will work for the K4 as they are the same size.

Kindle 4: 6.5" x 4.5" x 0.34"
Kobo Touch: 6.5" x 4.5" x 0.4"
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I just bought one from amazon, I think it's the same one. too lazy to go to staples

$9 bucks shipped not bad! thanks!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846
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I just bought one from amazon, I think it's the same one. too lazy to go to staples

$9 bucks shipped not bad! thanks!

http://www.amazon.com/gp/product/B00...pf_rd_i=507846
Yep that's the same one! I checked the insert that came with it.
$9 is a good deal!
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